Old Video of lockdown violation in Pakistan shared as from Uttar Pradesh

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A video is making rounds on social media in which a bunch of people can be seen walking around a tree in what looks like a punishment.

CLAIM

A bunch of people can be seen walking like chickens in a video as a punishment which went viral claiming that it is from Uttar Pradesh. The following 19 second video was shared with the caption-

योगी जी का नया पोल्ट्री फार्म

Translation-

Yogi’s new poultry farm

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मेरा हिंदुस्तान

योगी जी का नया पोल्ट्री फार्म ….👇😂

Posted by मेरा हिंदुस्तान on Wednesday, May 20, 2020

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The following video was uploaded by facebook page ‘मेरा हिंदुस्तान’ (My India) on 20th May and now has over 104k views and 1.9k shares.

The same video was also viral in April on Facebook.

योगी जी का नया पोल्ट्री फार्म ….😂👇

Posted by नासमझ on Sunday, April 5, 2020

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The following video was uploaded by a facebook page ‘नासमझ’ (Mindless) in April and has over 7.7k views and 148 shares.

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The following video was tweeted by a twitter handle ‘Atul Misra Indian Hindu’ on 20th May and has 115 views and 9 retweets.

The following video was also viral on twitter in April.

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The following video was tweeted in a thread and got over 1k views. This tweet was uploaded by ‘Sachin Verma’ in April 1st week.

TRUTH

The following claim is false. This video is from Pakistan where people ere punished by police for violating lockdown in Mansehra district on 28th March 2020.

Through Invid different frames of this video were traced in google reverse image search. SM Hoaxslayer came across a video on Youtube uploaded by ‘Urdu Updates‘ on 28th March 2020.

The following caption was given to the video.

A Pakistani media house Geo TV also reported about the following incident on 29th March. Click here

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The following video was tweeted by a twitter handle ‘CMoHazara’ on 29th March and the twitter account of Mansehra police replied to this tweet saying-

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Translation- DIG Hazara or DPO Mansehra have noticed this and now on any punishment like this would not be imposed, enquiry is in question and people will be informed shortly about this incident.

Posted by War Against to Corona virus on Saturday, March 28, 2020

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A facebook page ‘War Against to Corona Virus’ on 28th March shared the same video with the caption- mansehra police zindabad Section 144 (translation- Hail Mansehra police for section 144)

Hence this video is from Pakistan and is being shared with false claims that it is from Uttar Pradesh.

 

 

 

 


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